AP, Telangana discuss division of assets

By Author  |  Published: 30th Jun 2019  12:34 am

Hyderabad: A day after Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and his Andhra Pradesh counterpart YS Jagan Mohan Reddy agreed to resolve all issues between the two states amicably, senior officials from both sides discussed division of assets following state bifurcation in 2014.

“The discussions are going on Schedule 9 & 10 Institutions, division of Andhra Pradesh Bhavan property and division of other properties,” an official release said. The officials discussed at length the suggestions given by the Chief Ministers in their meeting on Friday, it said.

The division of institutions mentioned in Schedule 9 and 10 of Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, division of Andhra Pradesh Bhavan in Delhi and other assets have been a bone of contention between the two States.

The officials who attended the meeting include Telangana Chief Secretary S K Joshi and his AP counterpart L V Subrahmanyam, Chief Advisor of Andhra Pradesh government Ajeya Kallam and his Telangana counterpart Rajiv Sharma.

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Friday resolved to address issues concerning the two States in an amicable manner and directed officials to come out with a preliminary report July 15 on how they can utilise the available river water together.

Meanwhile, State BJP president K Laxman sought to know what had happened to the petition filed in courts over the Polavaram multi-purpose irrigation project in AP following the decision of the two States to resolve all issues amicably.

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